Monthly Archives: July 2008

what happened to Atalanta

One of the albums on my iPod is Free to Be You and Me. (Others include Free to Be a Family and Marlo Thomas’s Thanksgiving. There is a pattern here.) I grew up on that album, but it’s been a … Continue reading

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travel, on presents, and a quick thank you

Thanks to L’Empress and Nora, who were both right – after posting yesterday I did some searching and found a bunch of free PDF-ing software. But I won’t even need that because it turns out version of Word on my … Continue reading

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day off

Typhoon day off yesterday – that was nice. I was on my own, since Rudder left for the Netherlands. My wrists hurt now, though. Note to self: spending day playing Facebook Scramble on laptop (or on Rudder’s computer which is … Continue reading

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policies and promises

I wrote this the other day and then got to thinking about it. Of course the men (mostly men) who decided to scale the US space program way back after Apollo didn’t think they were breaking promises. They just thought … Continue reading

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rowing sock, mark I

I’ve finally finished my first Rowing Sock. As I’ve said, you can’t really see the pattern well, though Colinette Jitterbug is a pretty yarn. (Actually just for looks, the sock may be better inside out, though then the cabling doesn’t … Continue reading

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Kalmaegi mostly missed us

The typhoon mostly missed us – lots of rain today but not too much wind. I think our plans for the weekend will be switched to indoor things, though. We left work a bit early in case we needed to … Continue reading

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storm warning

It’s looking like we have a very high probability of having winds of at least Hurricane Category I strength from Hurricane Kalmaegi here by tomorrow. No one sounds too worried about damage, but if we’re lucky we’ll get a day … Continue reading

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Two pairs of poems

Just some more stuff I’d written and never got around to posting here.

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ow at both ends

Yesterday before going off to the dentist I accidentally spilled some water on the floor. It didn’t seem like all that much, and it was only water, so I didn’t mop it up. Two fillings and a good dinner later … Continue reading

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a couple of gripes

Today’s For Better or For Worse had me tearing up – but only because I was remembering back to when a 10-year-old Liz, taking out baby April in a carrier, exclaimed about how much more exciting the world is when … Continue reading

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